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SGA plans to add graduate students to the senate

Rose Wagner

April 5, 2019


Filed under News, Student Government

The Student Government Association Senate will soon have a new constituency, as the representative body will incorporate graduate student senators into its ranks next year. A measure written by Chief Justice Rana Thabata and introduced to the senate earlier this semester by Mylinh Bui, biology senior...

SGA announces cabinet positions

SGA announces cabinet positions

Emma Ruby

April 5, 2019


Filed under News, Student Government

Student Government Association President-elect Jessamyn Reichmann presented her cabinet selections to the current senate during their SGA Senate meeting on March 4. All nominations made by Reichmann were confirmed by the senate.The cabinet, she said, was selected on the grounds of experience, external qualif...

Loyola ranked ninth in inclusivity by Princeton Review

Erin Snodgrass

April 4, 2019


Filed under Administration, News

Loyola students think highly of their university's inclusivity, according to the Princeton Review, which ranked Loyola ninth among the top 15 most inclusive colleges. The ranking comes from the publication's annual survey of 138,000 students at 384 universities across the country. The survey prompted...

English department announces editing and publishing center

Emma Ruby

April 4, 2019


Filed under Academic, News

A center for editing and publishing is launching as a new resource for Loyola students, the university English department announced. The aim of the center is to offer students a "space at Loyola to learn, engage and create." The center, which will be located in Bobet 100, will present a series...

College Democrats pushed to uninvite pro-abortion rights speaker

College Democrats pushed to uninvite pro-abortion rights speaker

Rose Wagner

April 4, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Concern about an abortion activist who was slated to speak at a campus event sparked an administrator to nix her invite — leaving the organizers frustrated and questioning their rights. Two nights before the College Democrats' April 4 pro-abortion rights panel featuring local politicians and activists,...

Loyola outdoes national graduation rates but sees room to improve

Loyola outdoes national graduation rates but sees room to improve

Erin Snodgrass

April 2, 2019


Filed under Academic, News, Showcase

When freshmen step onto campus, they dream of walking across the stage to grab a diploma. At Loyola, they have generally been doing that more than their peers across the nation. Loyola’s graduation rates have been above average or on par with national six-year completion rates for the last seven...

Commuters clean cars for a cause

Gracie Wise

April 2, 2019


Filed under News

While some people go to an express car wash to hose their vehicles down with water and soap, residents and commuters drove to the Mercy Hall parking lot to have them cleaned by fellow commuters for a cheap price. The commuter association hosted its On-the-Go Car Wash on Saturday, March 23 and Sunday,...

Pastorek ‘cautiously optimistic’ about probation status

Pastorek ‘cautiously optimistic’ about probation status

Erin Snodgrass

April 1, 2019


Filed under Finance, News, Showcase

After three months of financial probation, Paul Pastorek, chief operating officer, thinks Loyola’s chances of being taken off of probation, come December, are likely. “I think the true options for us are that we get off of probation – and I think our chances are very good – there is a small...

Father Ted announces year-long sabbatical

Father Ted announces year-long sabbatical

Tess Rowland

March 31, 2019


Filed under Christianity, Faith, News, Religion

The Rev. Ted Dziak, S.J., announced that he will be taking a year-long sabbatical as well as stepping down as vice president for mission and identity after 10 years in the position. According to Dziak, Jesuits do not typically take sabbaticals. Usually this is an opportunity open to a lay faculty...

The Donnelley Center begins recruitment for the fall semester

The Donnelley Center begins recruitment for the fall semester

Khayla Gaston

March 25, 2019


Filed under News

The Shawn M. Donnelley Center for Nonprofit Communication will accept students of all majors and classifications to fill various associate-level positions for the fall 2019 semester. The center is accepting applications for paid positions as well as three-credit and one-credit class electives. Student...

Loyola pushes online education with new hire

Loyola pushes online education with new hire

Anum Siddiqui

March 23, 2019


Filed under Academic, News

Loyola is hoping to cater to students in online classes through the addition of a new online Student Success Center coordinator, to dovetail with the online program added last year. Corina Todoran, originally from Romania, plans to provide online students resources beyond the existing Student Success...

Reichmann and Richardson make plans for next year’s SGA

Reichmann and Richardson make plans for next year’s SGA

Rose Wagner

March 22, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

After running uncontested and winning last week’s Student Government Association election with 100 percent of the vote, Jessamyn Reichmann, sociology junior and president-elect, and Freedom Richardson, political science junior and vice president-elect, said they are already strategizing about the year...

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